Hydrolagus africanus (Gilchrist, 1922)
- Syntypes: (several) whereabouts unknown.
Type locality: Off coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean, Pickle station 156, depth 324 fathoms.
Etymology: –anus, belonging to: Africa, known only from off the coasts of Natal and Kenya. From The ETYFish Project.
- Chimaera africana Gilchrist, 1922
Western Indian Ocean: Kenya, Mozambique, and S. Africa
- Gilchrist, J. D. F., 1922: Deep-sea fishes procured by the S.S. "Pickle" (Part I). Report Fisheries and Marine Biological Survey, Union of South Africa, Rep. 2 (3): 41–79, Pls. 7-12.
- Walovich, K.A., Ebert, D.A., Long, D.J. & Didier, D.A. 2015. Redescription of Hydrolagus africanus (Gilchrist, 1922) (Chimaeriformes: Chimaeridae), with a review of southern African chimaeroids and a key to their identification. African Journal of Marine Science 37(2): 157–165. Reference page.